How to charge your Beats Pill from a power outlet in Bosnia

The Wiki Connections guide on how to recharge a Beats Pill with a Bosnian power outlet with type B Micro USB cord with a Type C power adapter and recharging a Beats Pill using a double pin Type F Schuko USB plug.

Bosnian power outlet

Complicated combinations of standards and sockets can often be confusing when planning on visiting another country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what to buy in advance to power the Beats Pill in Bosnia. This page was specifically written to stop you worrying if you'll be able to charge the Beats Pill when you're in going to Bosnia.If you're going to Bosnia this page has instructions showing how to supply power to your Beats Pill by using the standard F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sockets change depending on which area you travelling to therefore please read our Wikiconnections world power supplies list where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations. When you are visiting Bosnia from a different country please ensure that the Beats Pill can be used with a 240v supply. If your Beats Pill originated in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110v check your Beats Pill is dual voltage (marked with a 100-240 volt notation) else you may need to use an additional transformer to avoid the device from being damaged during charging.

The following list of instructions show you how to connect to Beats Pill 2 speakers to the Bosnian power outlet. Note that these instructions refer to the Beats Pill 2 and not the original Beats Pill first generation, visit the Beats page for the full range of Beats bluetooth speakers. Before you connect Beats Pill 2 speakers to any device we recommend downloading the latest Beats Pill 2 firmware update from the official Beats Pill support site [2] using the Beats update tool.

Charging a Beats Pill in Bosnia

Can the Beats Pill be used in Bosnia?

You can use a Beats Pill in Bosnia by using the correct power adaptor.

What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Bosnia?

If travelling to more than one country and bringing along more than just your Beats Pill the best international travel power adapter for Bosnia is a multiple USB charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger [9]. Bosnians use two different standards of power outlets (F and C) and bringing this will ensure that you are covered for type C. Because these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and can handle 100 to 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries around the world just by changing the included plugs. If your type of Beats Pill can support Fast Charge (not all USB devices will) then you'll benefit from much quicker charging times with one of these types of USB power chargers and additional compatibility with certain power demanding devices.

Having a 4 port adapter will allow you to recharge more than one device at once without needing to pack individual travel adapters for your Bosnian trip. Only packing a single travel charger will keep the overall size and weight down, making it perfect to store in hand luggage whilst travelling. Because of their space saving versatility these types of adapters can be used when you return home as well as abroad so when you're not travelling they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple smartphones and tablets without using up an additional power outlet.

For those travelling to different continents we recommend searching for a versatile travel adapter similar to this online. The power adapter illustrated below is the iKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger [9] which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Bosnia

The 4 port USB travel charger [9] is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to recharge devices using USB, but for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs the following power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be necessary when visiting regions with unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances from voltage spikes. These travel converters come supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Bosnia and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling portable option for travellers originating from North America visiting Bosnia using type B American plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from North America using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with one less AC outlet at almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it suitable for most travellers from around the world visiting Bosnia.
What is the best travel adapter for a Beats Pill in Bosnia?

How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Bosnian power outlet

Using type B USB Micro cord and a 3 pinned Type C power charger to charge a Beats Pill from a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. To power the Beats Pill from the Bosnian power outlet you will need a Type C USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by inserting the Type C USB power adapter in the power outlet. You can identify this plug outlet by 2 round holes adjacent to each other for live and neutral pins.
  3. Connect the USB end of the USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable into the bottom of the mains power charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in port is found at the back of the speaker to the right of the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The power in socket will flash red while charging and turn green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about around 3 to 4 hours and the battery life at full capacity is around 7 hours. When you have reached 20 percent battery life the socket will glow red and it will soon need charging again.
How to use a Europlug Type C power charger for charging your Beats Pill from a Bosnian power outlet

Powering a Beats Pill with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

Using micro USB Type B cord and a three pinned Schuko Type F power charger to recharge a Beats Pill with a Bosnian power outlet.

  1. In order to power a Beats Pill using the Bosnian power outlet you'll need to use a Type F USB power adapter [8] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Insert the Type F USB power adapter in the Bosnian power outlet. This round power outlet can be recognised by the two 4.8mm holes 19 mm apart from each other, plus a pair of grounding clips above and below.
  3. Connect the USB end of the type B USB Micro cord into the bottom of the mains USB charger and the other end into the power in on a Beats Pill. The power in jack is found at the back of the speaker next to the Bluetooth light.
  4. Turn on the Bosnian power outlet.
  5. The USB socket will flash red while charging and glow green when fully charged. From a dead battery the charging time is about between 3 to 4 hours and the battery life after a complete charge is around 7 hours. After 20 percent battery life the socket will turn red and it will soon need charging again.
Powering a Beats Pill with a Bosnian power outlet by using a 2 pinned Type F Schuko USB adapter

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosnia_and_Herzegovina - Bosnia Wikipedia web page
  2. https://www.beatsbydre.com/support/speakers/pill - official Beats Pill support site
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeC.htm - Type C power outlet
  4. https://www.beatsbydre.com/uk/support/how-to/power-pill - instructions for charging the Beats Pill
  5. Type C USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type C mains power outlet
  6. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices
  7. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeF.htm - Type F power outlet
  8. Type F USB power adapter - Provides USB power from a type F mains power outlet
  9. IKits 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters